Is Jimmy Butler closer to Jordan or Kobe? Is Butler a Hall of Famer?
Definitely Jordan. Butler had a 56 point game this playoffs (Kobe’s playoff high is 50, Jordan’s is 63 but also had a 56 pt game too). Butler also averages a Jordan like efficiency of 48% FG% – Kobe has never averaged above 47% in any playoff run. Butler is also carrying a team with minimal all-star help, […]
People say Lebron’s longevity doesn’t matter because Jordan won more rings in less time. Is this valid?
Not really. Just like with Finals appearances, previously an accomplishment (in this case longevity) has been turned into a negative and ONLY for Lebron. Previously, a player is praised for having longevity – see Kareem, Duncan, Malone, Stockton etc but for Lebron it’s a negative. Why? Because now people think it’s more impressive to win […]
What was the best team Michael Jordan faced in the finals?
In terms of talent I’d say the 1992 Blazers. That was a deep, deep team. You had Clyde Drexler, Terry Porter, Kevin Duckworth, Jerome Kersey, Cliff Robinson, Buck Williams and Danny Ainge coming off the bench. Sheesh. Now some people think this team wasn’t that great because they are just counting # of big names on the […]